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NBC
Jan 26, 2010 9:00am EST
on the use of handheld texting devices by drivers of interstate buses and large commercial trucks. violators will face fines of up to $2,750. >>> and there was some severe weather on monday from the midwest to the northeast. blinding snow brought near whiteout conditions in north and south dakota and heavy rain and high wind triggered flooding and knocked out power to thousands of homes in the northeast. those are some of the top stories. it is now four minutes past the hour. let's go back outside to matt and al. >> all right. we're saying hello to one of our fellow employees. >> dee dee thomas. >> mr. roker. >> hey, what's buildon? >> it's a community service organization that does community service locally. >> thank you for coming down. a nice group of kids and adults who brought buildon signs. thank you very much. let's check your weather and see what's happening. a big storm coming into southern california. two to three inches possible, maybe even some heavier snow in some of the sierra mountains. the good news is it's not a series of storms like we had last week. we're talkin
NBC
Jan 26, 2010 7:00am EST
white house correspondent chuck todd is at the white house for us this morning. hey, chuck, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, meredith. well, the president is spending all day behind closed doors putting the finishing touches on what even aides concede now is probably the most important speech he's given of his short presidency. >> above all, we're going to keep fighting to renew the american dream. >> reporter: ahead of tomorrow's state of the union address, the president was test driving some themes aimed squarely at the middle class and designed to feel their pain. the focus on jobs. >> more than 7 million have been lost as a consequence of this recession, an epidemic that demands our relentless and sustained response. >> reporter: the president also outlined a series of proposals, including doubling the child care tax credit, boosting federal funding for child care andlder care, capping federal student loan payments and requiring all employers to automatically enroll workers in an i.r.a. after a week of political setbacks, the white house is relieved to learn th
NBC
Jan 26, 2010 4:30am EST
than a dollar. the suspect used an object resembling a pipe. the multiple blows caused severe lacerations and the suspect stole her wallet which had 15 cents in it. >>> a land slide in san antonio caused officials to evacuate around 100 homes. the shifting soil caused crevices to form in backyards some as large as six feet. some homes have already suffered structure damage from the collapsing earth. residents are being put up in hotel rooms paid for by the housing complex. >>> scientist in california are examining a mars rock believed to come from deep within the planet. nasa's exploration rover "opportunity" discovered the baseball size rock. it is different in composition and character from any other rock they found on the planet and could shed light on the interior of the red planet. >>> the girl scout bakery in kentucky added another item to its roster. the latest creation. thank you berry much. a cranberry cookie with white chocolate fudge chips. >>> here's bill karins with the weather channel forecast. bill, good morning. i don't know if that will top my tag alongs. >> y
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2010 11:00pm EST
out a common approach, a common policy. host: he is with us this morning for your calls and comments by twitter and e-mail are welcome. the telephone numbers are on your screen. we will get to your calls momentarily. on the issue of the war on drugs and mexico, and issue that plays out regularly on the screens of american television's, and this article -- "what is spanish for quagmire?" . failing but the mexican drug order the mceuen drug war is a costly un winnable and predicated on the mets. there has been distorted statistics to bed history how -- there have been distorted statistics. will the new efforts be any better in helping mexico in their drug wars? guest: does not seem so. the basic question is less the transportation of drugs than the consumption of drugs, the purchasing of drugs in the united states and western europe. until we deal with the current until we deal with the current -- the issue of consumption, we h supply. many believe that mexico is fighting the u.s. problem. drugs are still reaching the u.s. market. guest: if we don't participate, it creates a griddle ne
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2010 11:00pm EST
all to stand up and let us recognize you, all the youth who are here today. [applause] come on. those of you who are young or think of yourselves as young. you get to stand up. you get to stand up. [applause] i just want to encourage you to keep doing what you are doing. you might get frustrated. you might think that your voices aren't being heard but i can tell you even in a large department like ours, the input is absolutely critical and meaningful and essential. it helps us do a better job with our work, so there are lots of meetings and i know that you are going to. not all of them are really fun. maybe not all of them are even interesting but they are important, and you to make a huge difference. so, i have talked a little bit today about the range of needs and, that runaways and young people face in the range of services that are department provides and i know a lot of you in this audience were multiple hats. you serve as advocates, as caretakers, as real estate agents and career counselors all at the same time. but just because all of the services are available doesn't m
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2010 6:00am EST
. at times we have had over 300 detention facilities being used at once. that is just entirely too many facilities to maintain good control and oversight over. moreover, there is a fundamental problem in that most of these facilities were never designed for immigration enforcement. what is their detention power? are detention power is civil in nature. we are not a penal institution. we detain people for purposes of removal. we detain people because if we release them they would pose a danger to somebody or they would run away. it is that simple. we are not incarcerating anybody. so, what do we need to do? i think frankly we need to make something far different than an incremental change. we have to literally overhaul the system and we need to make sure the system we own and operate at fast expense to the taxpayer reflects our basic powers as an agency, that is civil detention, and reflect the fact that we have an extremely diverse population of people that we detained. there are a lot of people that we detain who have serious criminal records, and they do need to be detained in som
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2010 6:00am EST
prepared to use them against iran and against his own people. there was little doubt that having gone from that capability was capable of using it. >> the program had been frozen. >> because of the absence of this material. in the sense that his efforts to develop larger and longer range missiles were part of an ambition to deliver a nuclear weapon if he could secure his material. >> having the americans on one side we heard from others yesterday. there were differing views in the british government about the extent to witch containment was a sustainable policy, could be continued particularly if the sanctions were made, more targeted in a way that dealt with the political problem, political downside, military weapons and firmer actions taken to prevent invasion of sanctions and smuggling. where did you lie on this debate? >> i am not sure i was particularly engaged. i can recall discussions about smarter sanctions. that is the expression that was used. as far as i was concerned, in answer to previous questions it seemed to me that politically we were not succeeding without policy. i
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2010 2:00am EST
us to function in debt with the a cobb -- with the society and economy. both u.s. contractors and u.s. ngosÑi are represented here tod. as far as civilian military coordination, my own view is that it is improving significantly and the longer that we work at this effort, the better we are getting. in the case of funds, funds that support and come from the national guard and agricultural development teams, the coordination is getting better every day. what we have come to conclude is that each of us is necessary, but not sufficient for success. . . [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] >> quality-control, in terms of accountability, as in implementing unit. the united states is a major contributor to the afghan reconstruction trust fund. for those of you have been concerned about the effectiveness of the donors, i would suggest that you looked at this as an example of something that has shown the effectiveness as a good instrument. i would just talk about what is new. as mentioned, until now, we have been r
NBC
Jan 26, 2010 5:00am EST
available. tracee wilkins, live this morning in rockville. back to you in the studio. >> can you tell us if this is impacting the metro stations on either side of the accident? >> reporter: yes. we are expecteding there to be definite impacts on the line this morning. >> any indication of closures or delays? are we still waiting to hear from officials? >> reporter: we are still waiting to hear from officials. and the guess is at this point what they are probably going to be doing is having to actually bus people from the rockville station up to the next station up. shady grove because of the work they are doing right now on the tracks. >> all right. tracee wilkins, live this morning in rockville. thank you. >>> this deadly accident latest in the string of incidents involving metro. seemingly one after the next. in december, a team of independent safety inspector has a close call with the train. they say it was traveling full spe speed. in november three workers were hurt when one train hit another in the west falls church rail yard. september, a train hit and killed a technician near the br
NBC
Jan 26, 2010 6:00am EST
the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- good morning. >> thanks for joining us. >> our meteorologist is here with a check of the for ken. >> it is nice -- our meteorologist is here with a check on the weather. >> it is nice today. much quieter than yesterday. temperatures in the low 40's. it is 10 degrees colder than yesterday, but that is normal for this time of year. a mixture of sunshine and cloud with a high temperature around 44. a chance of snow flurries mostly in the northern suburbs. we will be back in a few minutes and we will talk about the seven-day forecast. let us talk to sarah first to see if there is anything going on on the roads. >> you joke about crazy weather as if it is a fun thing. no problems to report on the j.f.x.. we are not dealing with a lot in the way of volume. and nice ride on 795 and i-70. enjoy it for now. drive times on the absolute west side. 11 minutes to get south on 95. glen burnie area working well. no problems on the west side at liberty road. back to you. >>>> our big story this morning is ethics law. they want to prevent future d
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2010 2:00am EST
require us and i.c.e. to investigate every single death in our custody. regardless of whether it is by natural causes or whether there is some concern of substandard medical care and the like. and we are going to give notice to the inspector general, to congress, to mediacom to the advocacy groups. you will beals iguana web site come see how many people died in their custody, what the circumstances were and what we are doing about it. and then married you-- in the very near future we have exciting things about to happen. one of the things i am particularly excited about is we and the institute, god willing in june, the very first on line detainee locator system so you can take someone's number, someone's name and you can go to our web site and figure out where they are detained and then you can look up the facility, where it is located, with the telephone number is, what the hours of visitation are, how you get there and you will know where the people we detain our. i want to assign regional case managers to detainees with complex medical cases. in the past we have only typically do
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